Another varied edition, but we find ourselves asking a question. Are 10.25-inch gauge miniature railways heading for the endangered list? Poole Park, Mull Rail and now Paignton Zoo. Why are they failing so frequently?
Waipuna Railway, Auckland
A tiny urban site, but a lot of track, tunnels, trestles and fun, all courtesy of the local mechanical engineering group.
A very different 10.25-inch gauge railway in the Scottish Borders, transporting castle visitors the last half mile from the car park to the castle.
Closure of this long-established line came as a complete bolt out of the blue in mid-January. We put together a potted history at the last second, together with details on how you can help the campaign to reverse the decision
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